Tropical Storm “Kay” – Considerable flooding possible in the Southwest U.S.

Tropical Storm “Kay” – Considerable flooding possible in the Southwest U.S.

Tropical Storm “Kay” is moving parallel to the western coast of the Baja California peninsula, bringing heavy rains and flooding to Mexico. The moisture produced by the storm may also produce heavy rain and the potential for considerable flash flooding in the Southwest U.S., especially in the Peninsular ranges.

Agatha makes landfall in Oaxaca as the strongest May hurricane to hit the Pacific coast of Mexico

Agatha makes landfall in Oaxaca as the strongest May hurricane to hit the Pacific coast of Mexico

Hurricane “Agatha” made landfall just west of Puerto Angel, Mexico at 21:00 UTC on May 30, 2022, with maximum sustained winds of 165 km/h (105 mph), making it the strongest hurricane to make landfall in May along the Pacific coast of Mexico. Agatha is the first named storm and the first hurricane of the 2022 Pacific hurricane season (May 15 – November 30).